Round 13 Preview: Welcome to the Future

Sal Ciardulli ponders the future electronic provision of sport before launching into his predictions for this week.

Round 12: Sal’s thoughts and predictions

Sal gives his thoughts on a possible format for the return of State of Origin and makes his Round 12 predictions.

Round 11: Sal’s thoughts and predictions

Sal Ciardulli can see an upset looming as he casts his eye over Round 11.

Round 10: Sal’s thoughts and tips for this week’s footy.

Not much on footy side to consider this week reports Sal especially as most Carlton fans could not face looking at the press.  That being the case Sal’s straight into the prognosis for the forthcoming round.

Round 9: Sal’s thoughts and predictions for this week

Commonsense is not that common when considering the recent plague of umpire touching says Sal as he ponders the consequences of these acts. Sal also provides food for thought with his considerations about the forthcoming round of footy.

Round 8: Sal’s thoughts and selections for this round of footy

Sal expects a number of unpredictable games to select winners from this round, and with the predicted weather conditions that have not been seen this year will make selections even more difficult. 

Round 7 thoughts and predictions from Sal

Can’t decide who to pick in the footy this weekend? Sal’s thoughts and predictions for Round 7 might help.

Round 6: Competition is close with some unpredictable results so far. Sal’s predictions for this weekend. 

Sal laments his team is in the doldrums but for the most part the competition it is pretty close with some unpredictable results.  Some concern though about the lack of scoring and how easy it is to be defensive.  Let’s see what this week brings as Sal presents his predictions.

Thoughts and tips for the Anzac Round of footy and racing

The plight of the Blues has Sal’s mind wandering broadly across the sporting landscape this Anzac round of footy and racing.

All your Round 4 Footy tips, racing tips, and some thoughts about the Tribunal

All the footy and racing tips you need, and more from Sal to help you select your winners this weekend.

Round 3: Preview – Let’s just get to the footy.

Wondering who to tip in the footy, or which horse to back? Sal presents his selections for your consideration.

Round 2 Preview – The Ball Tampering Issue

Sal’s back with all the footy, racing (and cricket) tips you need for this long weekend

Round 1 Preview: Another year for the Tiger?

Huge return from Sal who gives us his thoughts on:
– the season
– Round 1
– the weekend’s races, including The Golden Slipper
– the Ammos

Final day preview: Now the Carnival is over

We reckon Sal’s had a pretty good Spring – he’s certainly been tipping well. But there’s a difference between tipping and punting. Check out his thoughts for Final Day. [Thanks Sal, for all your racing and footy writing throughout 2017. – JTH]

Sal’s Oaks Day Picks – without the banter

Sal got the quaddie on Cup Day. Here’s his tips for the 9-race card at Flemington today. He’s keen on Aloisia, as everyone on the planet is. But he has a memory of last year when the 125/1 blow-out spoiled the party.

Sal’s updated Melbourne Cup preview including quaddie and tips for other races

Sal Ciardulli’s comprehensive (updated) preview of Cup Day.

Melbourne Cup Day Preview – A Star to Shine

Sal is happy with the Carnival so far with his Derby Day quaddie saluting for a 500+% dividend. I reckon he’s just getting his eye in. See what he likes in the Cup. Full Cup field and comment included here.

Derby Day Preview: It’s Christmas Day for Punters

Derby Day awaits in racing’s biggest week. Sal has you covered.

Cox Plate Weekend Preview:A Nod and a Winx!

Sal is becoming the master of the Quaddie Tripod – he’s about to be given life membership in the three-leg club. He’s been about the mark, but he’s definitely due for things to fall his way, on the day the mighty mare Winx chases her third Cox Plate in a row. He gets a second go this weekend with tonight’s Moonee Valley meeting as well.

Caulfield Cup Preview: Out Gibbs, In Humidor.

Sal Ciardulli looks at the Caulfield Cup meeting and has a few words to say about trade week.